SESHA 2013 Speaker Biography

Steve Hall
Senior Scientist/Project Manager, URS Corporation, Austin, TX

Steven Hall is currently employed as a Project Manager and Senior Scientist at URS Corporation in Austin, Texas. His responsibilities include gas-phase emissions monitoring using various optical techniques. His work has been focused on emissions testing using FTIR, analysis, interpretation and validation of FTIR data, and training others on the usage of the FTIR equipment and test protocols including EPA Method 320. Before joining URS, Steven was conducting undergraduate research at the University of Illinois under Dr. James Lisy. His research involved implementation of molecular beam techniques for the formation of alkali metal/solvent clusters and probing them with a color center laser. Steven earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and graduated with distinction from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.